JIM HAGAR: RIVER CRUISES BOOST WATERFRONT DURING REDEVELOPMENT
Did you know that the largest overnight riverboat west of the Mississippi River docks right here in Vancouver? The American Empress, part of the Memphis, Tennessee-based American Queen Steamboat Company, begins its luxury cruises at the Port of Vancouver USA’s low dock at Terminal 1 on the Columbia River. From Vancouver, the sternwheeler travels up the Columbia and Snake rivers to Clarkston, Washington, stopping along the way to take in the sights and experiences of the Pacific Northwest. Read more...